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stanford ph.d won for his work in economics along with ucla professor lloyd shapley. cornell bernard is on campus. >> reporter: the phone rang at professor roth's house 3:30 this morning but he slept through the phone rang again, he picked up it was stockholm calling saying he had won the prize in economics. he spoke to reporters and got a standing ovation. he is a stanford economist, 60-years-old and pioneer in match making series and formulas, he redesigned matching up doctors with hospitals, organs with transplant recipients and students with the right schools. >> economics has somehow a reputation among some parts of the public as being boring about prices and statistics. but, i've always thought of economics as being not just part of the social sciences but humanities because it gives us a window into people's lives at some of the biggest crossing points. >> reporter: dr. roth says he did not expect to win it was a big surprise. he shares the award and the million dollar prize with dr. lloyd shapley at ucla what do you do after winning the nobel prize? dr. roth says nothing spec
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